Cardiopulmonary Services 

Blessing Health Keokuk respiratory care department provides services relating to breathing difficulties and lung illnesses. The respiratory therapists at Blessing Health Keokuk serve both inpatient and outpatient needs.  All respiratory therapists are:

  • Nationally registered and licensed by the state of Iowa
  • CPR certified
  • Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) certified
  • Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certified

Respiratory therapists help many illnesses and emergencies, including:

  • Asthma
  • Emphysema
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
  • Heart attacks
  • Strokes
  • Trauma

Our respiratory care department can provide the following services:

  • Complete pulmonary function testing (PFT)
  • Overnight oximetry screening
  • Help improve capacity in airways and lungs
  • Care for tracheostomy
  • Oxygen therapy 
  • Medication delivery using nebulizers and inhalers
  • CPAP/ BiLevel
  • Oximetry
  • Chest physical therapy (CPT)